Overall Health

Vitamin D – A Bone’s Best Friend?

What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D, also known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, is an important vitamin that often gets overlooked.  It is a fat-soluble vitamin meaning it is better absorbed when you eat it with fat and can be stored in the body’s fatty tissue.  It helps the body use calcium and phosphorus to build…Read Full Post

Probiotics: Should I take a probiotic with that?

When handing out antibiotics to patients in the pharmacy, we often get asked if taking a probiotic along with it is helpful for preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea. Similarly, many women who are prone to getting a yeast infection following antibiotics often ask if probiotics would be useful for prevention. The short answer is that, yes, there…Read Full Post

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